|Title||The Child Right Act, 2007|
|Publisher||National Legislative Bodies / National Authorities|
|Author||President and Members of Parliament of Sierra Leone|
|Publication Date||3 September 2007|
|Topics||Children's rights | Citizenship / Nationality law|
|Citation / Document Symbol||No. 7 of 2007|
|Reference||Supplement to the Sierra Leone Gazette Extraordinary Vol. CXXXVIII, No. 43, 3 September 2007|
|Cite as||The Child Right Act, 2007 [Sierra Leone], No. 7 of 2007, 3 September 2007, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/468a5ed02.html [accessed 28 August 2014]|
|Comments||Signed on 13 July 2007. Being an Act to provide for the promotion of the rights of the child compatible with the Convention on the Rights of the Child, adopted by the General Assembly of the United Nations on 20th November, 1989, and its Optional Protocol of 8th September, 2000, and the African Charter on the Rights and Welfare of the Child, and for other related matters.
Repeals the Corporal Punishment Act. Amends the Protection of Women and Girls Act (Cap 30). Amends the Prevention of Cruelty to Children Act (Cap. 31). Amends the Children and Young Persons Act (Cap. 44). Amends the Muslim Marriage Act (Cap. 96). Amends the Armed Forces of Sierra Leone Act, 1961 (No. 34 of 1961). Amends the Interpretation Act, 1971 (No. 8 of 1971).
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